Ed Driscoll

APROPOS OF NOTHING DEPARTMENT: I

APROPOS OF NOTHING DEPARTMENT: I just read in The Age of Reagan that Henry Kissinger was a fan of Oswald Spengler’s pioneering doom-and-gloomer, The Decline of the West, and tried his damndest to get Nixon to read it. Why is that that book’s most influential fans often go out of their way to make it a reality?